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Malt beer (0.5% abv) - Carbs, Glycemic Index, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins & much more

Malt beer (0.5% abv) consist of 0% fat, 0.001% protein, 11% carbs, 0% fiber and 0.4% water. With 49 of calories per 100g it's 103% higher than other foods in Beer. In total 0% of the calories in Malt beer (0.5% abv) come from fat, 0.01% from protein and 89.8% from carbohydrates.

  • high GI Glycemic Index: 90
  • moderate carb 55g carbohydrates per portion
  • high GL Glycemic Load: 49.5
  • low Fructose
  • low Gluten
  • Lactose free

Can you eat Malt beer (0.5% abv) for a low carb diet?

With 55g of carbs and a Glycemic Load of 49.5 in a portion of 500g, Malt beer (0.5% abv) should be avoided for a ketogenic or low-carb diet. It contains low amounts of Fructose, very little Gluten and has no Lactose.

Malt beer (0.5% abv) nutrition facts & data

Nutrition facts
per 100g
Malt beer (0.5% abv)
avg Beer[1]
Calories (kcal) 49 47.6
Fat (g) 0 0
Protein (g) 0.001 0.1
Carbohydrates (g) 11 5.9
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 5 5.9
Polysaccharides (g) 6 5.9
Fibers (g) 0 0
Sodium (mg) 7 4.3
Water (g) 0.4 3
[1] average of Beer

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (500g) of Malt beer (0.5% abv) contains

  • 245 Calories
  • 0g of Fat
  • 0.005g of Protein
  • and 55g of Carbs
  • 35mg of sodium - 2.33% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 45mg of Magnesium, that covers 14.06% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 0.005mg of Zinc - 0.05% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 0.005mg of Iron - 0.04% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 250mg of Potassium - 6.25% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • No Vitamin C
  • No Vitamin B12

For every gram of carbs in Malt beer (0.5% abv) you get

  • 0 grams of protein compared to the average of 0.46g per gram of carbs among all foods. Other foods in Beer have on average 0.02g of proteins per 1 gram of carbs.
  • 0 grams of fat (total average 0.66g, other foods in Beer 0g)
  • 0 grams of fibers (total average 0.13g, other foods in Beer 0g)

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in Malt beer (0.5% abv)?

per 100g
Malt beer (0.5% abv)
Vitamin C (mg) 0 1.2
Vitamin E (mg) 0 0
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.001 0
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.03 0
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.07 0
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 5 5.8
Vitamin B12 (μg) 0 0.1
Retinol (μg) 0 0
beta-Carotene (μg) 0 0.8
[1] average of Beer

Is Malt beer (0.5% abv) rich in vitamins?


The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (500g) for Malt beer (0.5% abv) of the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]) for each vitamin in percent.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Minerals in Malt beer (0.5% abv)

per 100g
Malt beer (0.5% abv)
Magnesium (mg) 9 8.9
Zinc (mg) 0.001 0
Sodium (mg) 7 4.3
Calcium (mg) 2 4.3
Iron (mg) 0.001 0
Potassium (mg) 50 47.2
Phosphorus (mg) 20 24.1
[1] average of Beer

Is Malt beer (0.5% abv) high in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in Malt beer (0.5% abv) we looked at the portion size (500g) and applied it to the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]). Data is shown in percent of RDA per portion size.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Carbohydrates in Malt beer (0.5% abv)

11% of Malt beer (0.5% abv) are carbs, per serving (500g) that is 55g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

per 100g
Malt beer (0.5% abv)
Monosaccharides (g) 5 2.1
Polysaccharides (g) 6 3.7
Total carbs (g) 11 5.9
[1] average of Beer

How high is the Glycemic Index and the Glycemic Load for Malt beer (0.5% abv)?

The Glycemic Index of Malt beer (0.5% abv) is 90, which would be considered as high. The Glycemic Load in a normal serving is 49.5 and can be regarded as high.

Allergens in Malt beer (0.5% abv)

  • very little Gluten
  • has no Lactose
  • low amounts of Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol in Malt beer (0.5% abv)

Of the 0g total fat per 100g, 0g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 0g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 0g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 0mg.